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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I, The Widow's Mite, Chapters 1-7.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who drove Margaret to the hospital when she gave birth to Rick?
(a) Grandpa Charlie.
(b) Rick's dad.
(c) Aunt Gracie Juanita.
(d) Grandma Ava.
2. What did Aunt Gracie tell the children that the chicken was that was cooking?
3. What did Margaret eat when the children were small?
(a) Only bread.
(b) What is given to her by others.
(c) What falls to the floor.
(d) The scraps from their plates.
4. What did Grandma Ab do the last time her grandchildren drove away with their father and mother?
(a) She screamed and cried for them not to leave.
(b) She ran out into the middle of the road and stared.
(c) She held onto Rick and won't let go.
(d) She begged Rick's father to leave them be.
5. How did Sam torture Rick in the outhouse?
(a) He told him the hole will swallow him up.
(b) He locked him in with a tomcat.
(c) He would leave him there alone in the middle of the night.
(d) He would make him close the door to darkness.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Rick say about this book?
2. What does Rick Bragg mostly write about as a reporter?
3. What school did Rick attend at the age of 33?
4. What did Rick find himself wishing for at the funeral home?
5. What famous singer did grandma tell Rick that she met before he died?
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